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Infinite Gravity Source

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Posted by Don Jarvis on April 15, 2003 10:33:07 UTC

In a sense, I misspoke. A mass of infinite extension, inert composition, uniform density, planar near and far surfaces, should entail an infinite field of parallel gravitational vectors. Such a field would be indistinguishable from the force field created by constant acceleration in a straight line. An observer placed in one or the other of these fields, knowing only the direction of the force vectors, would probably be unable to discern the nature of his placement and might, thereby, reason that accelerational and gravitational forces are the same. An external observer would probably reason that the two are different.

I believe no such mass exists.

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